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Friday, December 20, 2013

12 Days of Gifts, Day 9

Do you have a queen in your life? We've got just the thing! Cut Steel & Marcasite Jewelry. We've been slowly collecting some really nice examples of this. Cut-steel jewelry is jewelry 'set' with tiny faceted and polished steel studs, fashioned to resemble gemstones and usually riveted in place. The Swiss pioneered this process as early as the 1700's often using cut steel as a substitute for diamonds. Later Marcasite was introduced as it took a higher shine than the steel & didn't rust. These pieces are almost always made with Silver & the craft involved in making them was exceptional. We've got some gorgeous pieces from the Georgian era up to the Deco period. 

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Welcome to Rebekah Brooks

Rebekah Brooks is a small handmade jewelry company based in Massachusetts. Fulfilling a lifelong interest in adornment, Rebekah started the company out of her loft in Brooklyn in 1998. The jewelry has gone on to sell in over 250 boutiques across the US, Europe & Japan.

In 2004 we relocated from New York City to Massachusetts. In 2007 we opened our flagship retail store in Northampton, Mass. Featuring a complete collection of our jewelry alongside antique finds from the Edwardian, Deco & Georgian periods.

As of September 2012 we've opened our 2nd location at 17 Brattle Street in the heart of Harvard Square, Cambridge. This jewel-box of a shop features an ever-evolving collection of our own handmade jewelry and wedding rings accompanied by an expanded selection of antique pieces. Come visit us!

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